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China's Scrap Metal Imports Continue to be Restricted by Quotas
The Chinese Solid Waste and Chemicals Management Center issued a quota of 17,984 tonnes of…
December 4th 2019
Aluminum Smelter Plant in La Paz County Granted Permit
The plant will be constructed at an investment of $30 million.
December 3rd 2019
BDSV Foresees Substantial Downturn in Steel Recycling Sector
The weakening national economy is feared to make things worse for the sector.
December 2nd 2019
UK Ferrous Scrap Exports to Overseas Countries Dipped Marginally
The largest export destination in September this year was Turkey.
November 29th 2019
China to Cut Copper Scrap Import Quotas by 50% in 2020
The Chinese authorities have already published a list of companies who are permitted to apply…
November 29th 2019
Metal Recyclers Association Files Complaint Against DTSC
The petition calls the DTSC’s action as unlawful. Furthermore, it threatens to undermine the scrap…
November 28th 2019
Indonesia Finalizes Scrap Import Regulations
The government of Indonesia has finalized import regulations for all scrap commodity imports, according to…
November 28th 2019
Scrap Metal Trade Declined Substantially in Asian Countries
Vietnam imported around 450,000 tons of scrap in Oct ’19.
November 27th 2019
Ferrous Scrap Prices Collapse on Waning Demand
The average mill purchase price for ferrous scrap was $220 per ton, whereas that of…
November 5th 2019
Sims Metal Management Announces Sale of European Recycling Business
The sale decision is part of capital management strategy.
November 25th 2019
SDI La Farga Invests $16 Million in Expansion of New Haven Facility
The investment will expand the processing capacity of the plant by adding a second furnace…
November 25th 2019
EC to Investigate Aurubis’ $420M Acquisition of Metallo
The Commission’s final decision on the proposed merger is likely to be announced on or…
November 25th 2019
Indonesia Declares Temporary Embargo on Scrap Imports
The new policy bans transhipments of scrap. Only direct shipments from the originating country to…
November 22nd 2019
China Delays Launch of Scrap Metal Reclassification Policy
The proposed policy is expected to raise the required metal content in scrap imports, while…
November 21st 2019
Global Recycled Metal Market to Exceed $85 Billion
The resilient U.S. electrical and electronics industry will provide major support to recycled metal market.
November 21st 2019